In the two years since sweeping all three categories he was nominated for at the CMAs in 2015 (New Male Vocalist, Album, and Male Vocalist of the Year), Chris Stapleton has taken over the country music world.
Since sweeping all three categories he was nominated for at the CMAs last week (New Male Vocalist, Album, and Male Vocalist of the Year), the whole world is talking about Chris Stapleton.
Many folks already knew Stapleton for what he is, an amazing performer and songwriter...
Let me begin this by saying I had the opportunity to see Ray Benson's band, Asleep at the Wheel, just last weekend. It was my first time, and WOW. They are super talented. Even my wife, who doesn't like Country Music, let alone Country Swing, was very impressed.
In cased you missed it, Luke Bryan fell off stage during his concert in Charlotte, North Carolina. Oh, and it's not the first time. Let's not forget when he fell on stage a couple months back in February, also in North Carolina:
The first things that came to mind were, "Oh, hell no" and "I'm sorry, what?"
Earlier this month, radio personality Dan Patrick and Darius Rucker claimed Nashville artists Luke Bryan and Eric Church to be the successors to the outlaw legacies of Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings:
“I mentioned at the end of last hour that, you know, Luke Bryan’s the new bad boy, and Eric Church
In an interview with a Canadian radio station, Nashville singer/songwriter Zac Brown said he his ashamed of the the country music genre of late. Even calling out Luke Bryan's latest single "That's My Kind of Night" as the worst song he's ever heard.